Charles BUSH, Melancholia Enlarge 1 /1

Charles BUSH

Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia 1919 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1989

  • UK, Europe 1950-51
  • China 1956
  • UK, Europe, Egypt, Mexico, USA since 1961

Melancholia 1940's Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight smooth off-white paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed upper right in black pencil 'Bush'. not dated. Titled lower left faintly in black pencil 'Melancholia'.
Secondary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: No inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 13.8 h x 12.2 w cm sheet 21.6 h x 13.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1401
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1989.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from June Davies, Melbourne, August 1993.
  • June Davies with artist friends Charles Bush (1919-1989) and his companion Phyl Waterhouse (1917-1989) established Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, in 1962.